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happened exactly, we don't know. we're in the very early stages of the investigation. we do have a couple of people detained and we have the weapon involved in custody. >> reporter: there were surveillance cameras inside the garage. police are working to look at that video. officers say not too many people heard the gunshots so they are looking for additional witnesses. at this point, police say there are no outstanding suspects because they believe they have who is responsible detained. detectives plan to be out here processing the scone for the next couple of hours. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, janine. >>> there are new developments today in efforts to keep the country from going over the fiscal cliff at midnight. president obama addressed the nation and said a resolution is within sight. kyla campbell joins us from washington with the issues that still remain unresolved good afternoon, kyla. >> reporter: david, i just got off the phone with senate officials and they say there's no word yet on a possible vote today. with the hours ticking away, president obama c
connection here? anybody playing to be with these girls? >> no. that's what i know. i don't really know. >> reporter: we discovered the receipt at cafe juliet. much like quan, we found lawrence duncan was reimbursed for thousands of dollars public money spent at exclusive hotels overseas suchs such as in china. duncan made repeat visits to the international club a restaurant and massage parlor in china. shouldn't the port already known about these expenses? >> it's a mixture of shock and dismay. >> reporter: the now sights an ongoing investigation. >> we're going to get to the bottom. >> reporter: that is the answer the port spokesman gave to almost every one of our questions. why would the port approve of these expenses? >> this is all part of the investigation. we're going to get to the bottom of the matter. >> they're doing this because they can get away with it. >> reporter: marvin brown is a professor of business ethics and author of a book called "corporate integrity." he says changing the culture goes beyond putting an executive on paid leave. >> what these events tell us is
missed and don't plan on missing any more. >> i'm just so happy to be back with him and i, i'm not going to let him go ever. >> reporter: looks like to see your daddy again or your husband after a separation of a year or 18 months that's just about as close to pure happiness as it gets. >> still to come on a second look, from world war ii to vietnam, the men who put themselves on harm's way to give the troops a little bit of home while away. bob hope. >> and -- >>> tonight we take a second look at troops serving during the holidays. bob hope visited the troops in 2003. we remember bob hope's entertaining the troops. >> reporter: it's hard to believe bob hope was nearly 73 years old when he first entertained the troops in 2003. >> we present the bob hope show. >> thank you, how do you do ladies and gentlemen. this is bob mosquito network hope. >> reporter: and nearly 90 when he entertained troops in the first gulf war. it was his passion. >> it's a thrill to be here in korea. nice to be here at oncave. very happy to be back here. >> happy to be here, i don't know where we are but i'm hap
up your purchase if you don't have a receipt. if one can't be found you will get the lowest price that item sold for in the last month. kohl's return any item at any time. after a year, cash or credit for your return. over a year, no cash return,. >> reporter: reporting live consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> dozens of children got an unexpected visit from santa claus today with a little help from san francisco firefighters. >> merry christmas. >> crews went to the tenderloin area to share some of the toys that had been donated throughout the year. along with organized give aways crews say they like to go out into the neighborhoods on christmas day hoping to put a smile on some young faces. >> now we're really finding the kids who need them the most because they haven't applied they don't know about our toy program. so we're going around to different neighborhoods, different playgrounds and we're going to find kids without toys and drop them off and be on our way. >> the toy program has started about 15 years ago and has grown ever since. >>> some chilling new dev
that just really need the toys the most. i really don't know what christmas is about or maybe they've forgotten a christmas day and they get a toy from a firefighters. all of a sudden they have a bike, a toy, a doll. >> reporter: organizers say this toy program started 60 years ago and has grown every year since. >>> the u.s. postal service estimates it will handle 18 billion pieces of mail during this holiday season but as robert honda roberts those last minute gifts encards -- gifts and cards get delivered by some very special volunteers on christmas day. >> reporter: it's not exactly santa's sleigh but some san jose postal service workers hit the road christmas day to deliver last minute christmas gifts. >> merry christmas. the postal service delivers on christmas day. >> this is awesome. i can't believe you're here. thank you so much. >> this is what makes it worthwhile. when people are home like this and they are surprised and they're happy i like the surprise of it the most. >> reporter: the delivery day started early at this postal facility where nancy ray and several other
deaths. supporters have argued that the school shooting in connecticut shows gun laws don't work. >>> a bay area video game company is being criticized for its marketing partnership with makers of guns used in a popular game. a story said when ea of redwood released it's latest medal of honor game it created a website featuring its gun making partners. the links the site led to the company's online catalogs. one critic called it a showroom for guns. ea later disabled the links saying had been unaware of them. >>> you can now go online to see the names of five thousand expelled from the boy scouts due to suspected sexual abuse. the los angeles times published the database which goes from 1947 to 1991. bay area reports come from san francisco, san jose, piedmont and san rafael. awareness has increased over the years but said the scouts failed to report many allegations to police and the public. they kept that record of suspected abusers to prevent them from rejoining. >>> optimism is dimming among lawmakers that they can reach a fiscal cliff agreement before the deadline. the presi
safer i don't mind going slow. >> it's my first time in the snow. i'm a excited and scared i might slip and hit something. >> reporter: crews at times put a stop on traffic. >> i don't mind the snow, we've been on the road since 6:00 this morning and it's supposed to only take us 10 hours to get to reno. >> reporter: we've been stuck for an hour 1-1/2 or so. kind of sucks but oh well, i have to get home and work tomorrow. >> it's kind of scary but yet you know it's different, it's a white christmas for us. something different for us. >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a wedding ring lost in the sierra snow has been found. but now the question is how to find the owner. a snow chain installer working on interstate 80 found the ring in the snow. douglas benedeti says he saw a man looking for the ring off the shoulder of the roadway. the man told benedeti had lost his ring and decided to look for it. he looked for it with his led light. >> i scooped it up and looked at it. once i saw lisa's name i knew i had the right ring. >>> it's been a rainy day over all. the heavy stuff later on in
frustrated but then i thought, to make me safer i don't mind going slow. >> it's my first time in the snow. i'm a excited and scared i might slip and hit something. >> reporter: crews at times put a stop on traffic. >> i don't mind the snow, we've been on the road since 6:00 this morning and it's supposed to only take us 10 hours to get to reno. >> reporter: we've been stuck for an hour 1-1/2 or so. kind of sucks but oh well, i have to get home and work tomorrow. >> it's kind of scary but yet you know it's different, it's a white christmas for us. something different for us. >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a wedding ring lost in the sierra snow has been found. but now the question is how to find the owner. a snow chain installer working on interstate 80 found the ring in the snow. douglas benedeti says he saw a man looking for the ring off the shoulder of the roadway. the man told benedeti had lost his ring and decided to look for it. he looked for it with his led light. >> i scooped it up and looked at it. once i saw lisa's name i knew i had the right ring. >>> it's been a rainy day ov
the holiday meal. it's a little busy. we don't want to distract them. let's show you the video. people in the community donated 400 hams that will be cooked this morning along with all of the other trimmings for the traditional christmas meal. in and helping them serve the meal will be coaches and members of the military team. >> for these guys to have the military team here, it's a real connection. >> reporter: this is just the first round of volunteers packing up these gift bags. this isn't even all of the scarfs and hats that they have. there is an entire truckload of bags like this outside waiting to be brought in. but the volunteers are still working on putting these gift bags together. again, 4,000 of them will go out to all of the 4,000 people expected to get a christmas meal. the navy football players in town for the caste bowl will help out the volunteers by cooking the christmas meals who come in today. live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >> looks very busy. >>> netflix says many customers are still experiencing problems with its video streaming service.
service until 3:00 in the morning. definitely don't drink and drive you have no excuse. let's take a look at highway 4. you can see the headlights are westbound traffic toward concord and up to 680. we have quite a bit more folks on the roadways. we don't have any delays to speak of and we don't expect the metering lights to go on. 680 near the sunol grade you can see traffic there looking good. 6:09. steve. >>> tara. >> you have any words you want to band for 2013? >> no. but right now you're trending. >> i don't know what that means. >> you're popular. mostly fair. a cold morning. i think about the same tomorrow. the pattern is changing. after a very, very active november-december rain wise cold. it looks like we are going quiet for awhile. maybe the first couple weeks of january. there is really not much in the way of rain. part goes south. part goes north. although every system including last friday night and saturday morning did produce rain. 29 santa rosa. 49 oakland. 43 san francisco. 33 san jose. now i just looked about nine temperatures around liver moan. 32-39. 31 concord. 33 sa
this steep side. >> i don't know if it was the high tide that caused the accident. we're trying to get information out to the public, know your tides, know your limits and go out there with a good plan. >> reporter: investigators say at least one other person was with the victims and was able to get out of the surf and call 911. it's not clear how long they were in the water. around the same time of the emergency we heard from surfers about the surf conditions. >> some people went out there and got some beer in the face but they got out okay. >> reporter: their coast guards made 70 saves rescuing penal -- rescuing people out of the water this year alone. investigators will investigate what happened in this case. >>> we're back on storm watch tonight after a dry day yesterday. here's a live look at the golden gate bridge. you can see the rain has already moved back in leaving rain drops on our camera and dampening the roadway on the golden gate bridge. we want to check in with mark tamayo. rain is spreading out beyond the bay area. >> the storm is approaching, just be extra careful once
secure embassies in areas where you essential don't have governments that have a lot of capacity to protect those embassy. >> on september 11th of this year, terrorists ambushed and quilled u.s. ambassador slit -- killed u.s. ambassador, and an attack in taniesia days later. >>> after they disappeared thursday, and 19 shiat pilgrim's died after a dommer ramed a car into the -- bomber rammed. the blast injured 25 other people, several of them critical. >> in india today, protests continued in the nation's capital following the death of a woman who was gang raped and beaten on a new deli bus. the woman who has not been identified was cremated in a private sorry money. her body was returned from siveng -- ceremony. prime minister was on hand to meet the special heir in the light carrying her body. the 6 men arrested in connection with the crime are now facing murder charges. >> and in china today, preparations are underway for the unyou'll ice and snow -- ann usa ice and no festival. performars are getty ready for -- per mommers are getting ready. with more than two thnd2,000 sculpt
:13. yet again the country is waking up to news that lawmakers in washington, d.c. still don't have a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. kyla campbell reports we are just hours away from automatic tax increases and government spending cuts. >> reporter: frustration is hitting a speak this morning after talking stalled last night. the house and senate will get back to work over the next few hours. senators have been trying to come up with a deal but with no luck. new mitch mcconnell is negotiating with vice president joe biden. if political leaders can not come up with a plan by midnight tonight tax rates for all americans will increase. >> if there is an ultimate compromise, there will be parts of it i find disgusting and rep hencable which i may have to swallow in the name of finding a compromise. >> reporter: how will this effect you come tomorrow morning? if there is not a deal reach there won't be a drastic change in your next paychecks. if this plays out long-term the average american middle class family stands to lose out on $2,000 to $3,000 over the next year due to the increased taxes
of government. >> they are on vacation, doing whatever they are doing. they don't care. >> i just don't think they will ever come to an agreement. both parties are so far apart that there is no common ground. >> reporter: if you make between 50-60,000 deal, taxes go up $92 per bye-weekly pay check. most employers will wait for the irs and will continue to deduct at the current rate. >> supposed to be pub luck servants and we can't get a compromise going. what is the right term? >> a lot of times it seems you are not being represented. you have interests over riding the people's concerns. that is an example of what happens in congress. >> the lowest income folks' check will shrink by 3%. top earners 6%. that says nothing of loss deductions or other unknowns. >> political parties need to stop looking at their platforms and look at what is best for americas. >> reporter: coming at 6:00 p.m., the anger factor. consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> on wall street today stocks fell for a fourth straight day. the dow is down 18 to 13,096. the nasdaq is down 4 at 2,985. the s&p is down
the fiscal cliff. if lawmakers don't reach a solution by midnight tonight, east coast time, income tax rates will increase for all americans. coming up at 7:15, the two key players who are now in charge of negotiating a last-minute deal. >>> time now, 7:03. grocery stores and other stores in alameda county who sell food and alcohol won't be able to give you plastic bag. in place of the single use bags, stores can use paper or reusable bags but will have to charge you at coast a -- at least a dime per bag. those who collect food stamp the won't have to pay -- stamps won't have to pay. >>> minimum wage goes up to 10.55 tomorrow. university of kentucky economists say that's hurting the youngest members of the work force because employers don't want to pay teenagers more than $10 plus benefits to get their first jobs. >>> just over an hour ago, millions of people in sydney, australia, rang in 2013. [ cheers ] >> crowds gathered to watch the skyline explode with fireworks. 1.5million people were expected to be at the celebration with millions more watching on tv from home. [ cheers ] and people i
, we don't have too much traffic but you can see people again are headed into san francisco. your commute looks pretty good. finally 680 in sunole, this is the sunole grade in fremont and southbound is looking good. 5:15 here is rosemary orozco. >>> waking up a little foggy but no rain is falling and we are done with that system. the winds as well have died and gone away and we have calm conditions. fairfield is 10 miles per hour and with clear skies overhead, we are a lot colder this morning and we have fog developing in some areas. temperatures right now, we have 40s around the bay, 47 in fso, 40 in concord, several degrees cooler than where we were 24 hours ago at this time, 38 in napa, 30 degrees 39 in novato. so again, the system is moving out and we have a few scattered showers this morning and by tomorrow another system is moving in. we'll see some rain or we have anywhere from an inch to a quarter inch of rain and if you are planning this, a winter storm watch has been set up by the national weather service and that will move into place as well. so here we are, just a litt
yeah, just... i don't know if the frosting is load-bearing. what? you know what, man? thank you. i appreciate it. it looks really beautiful. danny, does it remind you of your broken home? listen, is anybody else sick of this christmas music? can we just do some-- just karaoke? oh, doc, that only plays music in espaÑol. [ritchie valens' la bamba plays] oh, perfect. or should i say, perfecto? whoa. ♪ para bailar la bamba let's go. ♪ para bailar la bamba ♪ se necesita un poquito de gracia ♪ everybody dance. ♪ un poquito de gracia y otra cosita ♪ ♪ y arriba y arriba ♪ y arriba y arriba ♪ ♪ por ti sere, por ti sere, por ti sere ♪ come on, everybody! ♪ bamba, bamba everybody! ♪ bamba, bamba that's right. ♪ bamba, bamba (man) go to bed. >>> with music, a congregation reunites. we speak to a mother who was shot while shielding her children. good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm ken wayne. we speak to the mother who was struck by gunfire while shielding her children. we speak to eric rasmussen who spoke to the mother. >> reporter: we're talking about a moth
. >> they don't keep you in the icu because things are going. we hope the treatments will turn things around. >> he originally went to the hospital more than a month ago with a bronchitis,-like cough. know eale walker is live in san francisco and trains running on time. >> reporter: ken a train just pulled into a station here right on time with the evening community. but they where are central balling earlier to fix a glib that derailed the morning community. when a train is coming, there's nothing to do but wait for it to pass. this morning passengers were just waiting for it to arrive. >> there was a problem with our switches that allowed the trains to move out onto the tracks. to respond to that we had to send out signal maintainers to physically move the switchers back and forth to allow the trains o operate. >> trains waited for clearance for over 1 hour and 45 minutes. left people waiting in the rain. >> one, two, three, four. i had no idea what was happening. nobody. >> reporter: how long did can you have to wait? >> maybe one hour. >> reporter: the problem started at 5:00 a.m. the tw
the time for holiday shopping is short. >> well, obviously it's not keeping us away. [ laughter ] we don't mind it. >> well, with the last bit of daylight we have here, you can see the line between the clouds and blu skies over the coming up next we arrived at treasure island about 5:00 and that is the time that the primary part of the storm morphed south of here. on treasure island, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> from ken we'll go to the north bay where debora villalon has been monitoring conditions there and a sinkhole that opened up earlier today. >> reporter: that is right, sewn ♪ [ music ] ♪ marin, napa all counties battered hard by the wind and the rain. and we're looking at one of the after-effects a sinkhole that closed a road here. road crews spent several hours getting stoney point road patched, where it intersected madron road. they just don't trust stoney point from collapsing completely. already the 4' culvert under the roll has failed on both sides and water has erode the soil around and under, it creating the sinkhole about 10' deep. the culvert was already fa
. >> every year they say they will fix but they never do. i don't know why. >> reporter: the water crested over near university avenue and woodland. this morning they were out surveying the creek and some owners -- some homeowners were out trying to protect their properties with sandbags. >> tomorrow we will probably have the same problem. >> back out here live, you can see city and county officials also representatives from the state office of emergency services. >> reporter: they are all out here trying to come up with a temporary solution to fix where this levee is unsteady and they plan on bringing heavy equipment sometime today to fix this problem. reporting live, janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it is on skyline boulevard and pinehurst road. the mudslide left quite a bit of debris including roxanne tree branches -- rocks and tree branches. this eucalyptus tree was ripped out of the ground at a condo development and nobody was injured but one of the cars were totaled and the other was seriously damaged. >>> we should let you know one of the post offices in the area just clos
travelers. high winds would delay flights and they could get a few more inches. >>> bay area officials don't want you burning wood in your fire place. no spare the air is in effect. but there's concern that the pollution could be built up. >>> 7:19 now. the rain-soaked bay area will get a small break after a very stormy weekend but not for long. rosemary orozco will tell us when the rain is expected to return. >>> if you lost your home to foreclosure, you may be entitled to some money. the settlement that's been divvied up. >>> and here's a look at the macarthur maze. we'll tell you what the bay bridge toll plaza is looking like -- coming up. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news and "mornings on 2." it's now 7:21. pg&e is offering $550 million in the deadly san bruno explosion. the san francisco chronicle reports the money would pay for state regulatory charges. but the utility will not admit to safety breaches, fearing a criminal charge. so gust and consumer groups turned down the deal. eight people died. 38 homes were destroyed in the s&p 28th explosion -- september 28th e
. it was the fourth straight day of losses. >> i don't know there's a word to describe how -- the public is going to be. >> why california is going to take an extra hit if we go over the fiscal cliff. >>> new at 10:00, a man was critically wounded at a shooting in an east b.a.r.t. station. it happened this afternoon at the bay point station. service was interrupted for some time while police searched if station but they did not turn up a suspect. the victim only described as a male was taken to the hospital with what is being called serious injuries. >>> 1,170 people were arrested for dui statewide compared to 1,080 in 1990. in the bay area 165 people have been arrested for dui and there have been three fatal collisions. last year there were 188 arrests and no fatalities. >>> happening now, matt keller is live in fremont where a dui checkpoint is currently on the way. >> this checkpoint has been going on here on fremont boulevard for about an hour. officers are speaking to each driver and handing them a pamphlet. they say there's been nine dui arrests. they rarely make a drunk driving arrests at
now are the charges and i don't think i have very much to say yet. >> now five other people have also pleaded not guilty in the case. one of them tyler miller, had her bail increased today from 15,000 to 50,000 dollars. >>> police say the defendants knew the victims. >>> well steve paulson is up in a few minutes. >> i am kyla campbell in washington, d.c. happening right now the president is meeting with congressional leaders about the fiscal cliff. what other lawmakers are saying about the lack pouf of progress on a deal. >> steve paulson will be up in a few minutes to tell you about the light rain moving this way and what you can expect in your neighborhood over the weekend. >>> 100 years of muni, we will show you footage from the early days. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a
derail many of the benefit prop 30 could have meant for the state. >> i don't know if there is a word to describe how mad the public will be. nobody will be happy to see that happen. >> if taxes go up it is not going to be a happy time. i think that is what is going to happen. >> reporter: the lowest income folks will see their pay shrink by 3.5%. average earners 4%. top earners 6%. that says nothing about other unknowns. >> we will be very angry. it will hit the people -- if you are on top you are on top but the middle and the working class are going to be effected. >> very angry. this life, i mean, we have to succeed. >> reporter: add to that 2,100,000 more americans on unemployment benefits who will be cut off january 1. >> our political parties hurt the american people. >> reporter: no one, no one will be exempt. consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> americans bought new homes last month at the fastest pace in 2-1/2 years. sales of new homes road 4.5% to $377,000. that is the fastest pace since april 2010. stable job gains and low mortgage rates are reasons for the r
for live crab in san francisco could drop to $3.50 a pound by early next week. >> don't get crabby about the traffic. i can't believe i just said that. >> nice segue claudine. >>> we will head outside and take a look at what is going on with the roadway. right now it doesn't seem to be much. we have a couple stalled cars here and there. this is the san mateo bridge. you can see traffic on the right hand side there. finally 237 milpitas the brake lights are westbound traffic. here is steve. >>> thank you. a very good morning. our system is coming in. cloud cover has a lot of cold air with them. i think it's more of a colder system than rainy-- rainy system. cloudy to mostly cloudy. some of the temperatures already are in the 30s. they will be hard pressed to warm up. some rain develops. again those favoring closer to the coast and north bay snow level around 2500-3,000 feet. 35 livermore. san jose 37. tahoe was two below last hour. now they are one. >> by this afternoon and evening spins in very light rain. again the farther west better opportunity. farther east no. this will not be a b
. >> it's all right. i don't mind the snow. i just -- we have been on the road since six. >> there were delays of at least two hours with chain controls extending further down the mountain. travel delays are likely today as well. >>> a family fight turns no a stabbing. a woman stabbed four in alameda. we are live where the crime happened just hours ago. >> reporter: four people, members of the same family were taken to the hospital here after they were stabbed by a relative and it happened inside one of the units this units. one of those victims was transported to the hospital. a sergeant on scene said this started as a fight between two sisters. the woman who lives in the apartment parenty started stabbing her sister over visiting at the time. three other family members were also stabbed trying to break up the fight between the two. one of those victims was a teen girl, 14. i have called police, nobody has been able to give me updated information on conditions of those four stabbing victims. a sergeant on scene last night said that the woman who carried out the stabbing has been taken
shooting a man was shot and killed just before 8:30 last night. police don't know what led up to the shooting and they are still investigating a motive. >>> meanwhile thousands of morses are expected to walk off the job in the bay area -- thousands of nurses are expected to walk off the job in the bay area. they are striking over staffing levels and benefits and pick kitting is expected to -- picketing is expected to start at 7:00 a.m. >>> they are holding their christmas eve annual toy drive. here is a live look inside, they are coffee motion instead of a bear mug -- coffee mugs instead of a beer mug. you don't even have to get out of your car, somebody will pick up your donations from the sidewalk. if you are already in san francisco, cab drivers will also pick up your donation for free. >>> they are searching a special christmas eve breakfast and breakfast starts in about a half hour. prime rib is on the menu today and more than 1,000 people are expected for both breakfast and lunch. >>> and curbside donation drive, the foundation is still hoping to reach its goal to colle
and we are a part of theirs. so it is a big deal for those who don't have places to go, they can come here and spend time with us and it is a lot of fun. >> the representative tells me many of the volunteers will begin arriving just after 6:00 to stop preparing those meals and they will start getting those meals prepared and breakfast served, that will be hadn't and they will do a christmas -- will be ham and they will do a christmas carol. it is all right here on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they are making sure they can still enjoy the holidays and many volunteers will help the salvation army deliver warm wheels. 4300 warm meals will be packaged and brought to seniors living alone. this delivery program is nearly a half century hold and volunteers began working with this program 20 years ago. >>> local transit agencies such as bart muni and cal trans, businesses are closed along with parks and offices. >> 5:07, we are moving right along, kids are getting up and it is such an exciting morning. >> we do have traffic to talk about in marin county especially, tara? >>> this is a two
pronounced dead. >> it is very difficult. people get up to put out fires and they don't expect to be shot and killed. >> the shooting prevented firefighter said from knocking -- firefighters from knocking down the flames. the fire destroyed 7 homes. investigators say the community is no longer in danger. the gunman killed himself on the scene, he had a lengthy criminal record. >> in 1980 he was charged for killing his grandmother. >> reporter: word of the violence spread quickly through the town. >> i have lived here my entire life, you never imagine something like that happening. >> the timing of the tragedy is not lost on anyone. >> fireman going in to help and this type of outcome where now they will have the holidays, you know, family isn't going to have them, devastating. >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 news. >> the shootings hit home for firefighters here in the bay area. firefighters everywhere know the bond between those who live together, fight fires together. and that it is hard to believe someone would open fire on someone that has come to help them. >> just not something you exp
. >> they will exchange it or they usually give you a store credit if i don't want it. >> other people say instead of trading something they don't want give it to charity. >>> these are pictures of the dolphin after her send off in the marine islands. she was found mall your rushed and with a bite mark on her neck last month. she was transferred where after many weeks of treatment she was nursed back toth. >>> a dog became an international sensation. this dog appears to have beaten cancer but she needs more treatment for heart worm before her face wound can be closed. she lost her snout when she threw herself in front of a motorcycle to save two young girls in the philippines. i understand it is very shrill are you so give yourself some extra time because we are going slowly. you can traffic there, they are the headlights as you head towards northbound in santa clara and in fremont you can see the same story, it is definitely wet thought but traffic seems to be moving along quite nicely. 6:26 here is mark. >>> we have been tracking showers and coverage has been increasing over the past hour. it is
>>> one of these secrets you don't have to keep inside anymore. >> speaking out. the victim of sexual abuse in the boy scouts reacts to the files the boy scouts kept hidden that are now reveal. >> more secret files accused of troop abuse come to light. including dozens from the bay area. one man's story of what happened to him during boy scout camp. >> reporter: we're talking about 1200 secret files obtained by "the l.a. times." we dug through the data, and found at least 88 files involving troop leaders right here in this region from santa cruz all the way up to fort bragg. each one detailing allegations of sexual abuse. josh solomon showed us the boy scout uniform he wore. merit badges for learning how to canoe, and cook. each also memories of abuse. >> hard to separate everything out there. >> reporter: one patch marks the camp where it happened. between 1982 and 1983. he says the scout leader would invite solomon into his tent, and sexually molest him. >> he was a leader. you sort of made sure you were doing things his way. he was really gruff. you wanted his approval. >
of these secrets you don't have to keep inside anymore. >> speaking out. the victim of sexual abuse in the boy scouts reacts to the files the boy scouts kept hidden that are now reveal. >> more secret files accused of troop abuse come to light. including dozens from the bay area. one man's story of what happened to him during boy scout camp. >> reporter: we're talking about 1200 secret files obtained by "the l.a. times." we dug through the data, and found at least 88 files involving troop leaders right here in this region from santa cruz all the way up to fort bragg. each one detailing allegations of sexual abuse. josh solomon showed us the boy scout uniform he wore. merit badges for learning how to canoe, and cook. each also memories of abuse. >> hard to separate everything out there. >> reporter: one patch marks the camp where it happened. between 1982 and 1983. he says the scout leader would invite solomon into his tent, and sexually molest him. >> he was a leader. you sort of made sure you were doing things his way. he was really gruff. you wanted his approval. >> reporter: solomon kept si
for the afternoon. for most of us the main story at this hour will be how chilly it is. hopefully you don't have any place to go. 43nevado, 44 mountain view, 43 san jose, as we head to the north we are looking at 39 degrees, 43nevado. it's the wind that's making us feel a lot colder out there. winds set to 15 miles an hour in fairfield. 10 in oakland. 25 gusts reported at half moon bay. in a nut shell your showers are sliding south. cool temperatures in store for the afternoon. snow levels low this morning but will eventually be climbing up. moisture out of here any way. take a look at afternoon highs, cool, 51 san rafael. 53 oakland. 53 haywood. down to the south temperatures will warm only to the low 50s. san jose, morgan hill, loss gatos. 54 in santa cruz. the text ended forecast will be partly cloudy by the afternoon. partly cloudy for sunday. we may see a few scattered showers in time for new year's. that rain forecast coming up. >> the first lawsuit may be in the works in the cop conschool shooting. a child's experience that is prompting the action. >> the actions of officials in india being
, another driver rear ended his cruiser. >> no actually i don't think it's weather related i think it's speed related i think it's folks needing to pay attention. >> the officer involved was taken to the hospital to be checked out there were no other injuries reported. >>> our storm coverage continues online just visit ktvu.com. there you can find our storm tracker 2 radar. just look under the storm watch tab on the home page. >>> the holiday weekend is in full swing and the dui numbers are not good. the special teams being deployed to try to keep the streets safe. >> look, a gun is a tool. >> the head of the national rifle association defends his controversial proposal to put armed guards at schools. plus the surprising >>> rain pounded the pavement in oakland this afternoon and flowed swiftly to storm drains across the city. a drench that had many people running to their cars today. >>> the storm has both forced fremont police to -- cancel a dui checkpoint instead those officers will be out on the roads looking for drunk drivers. >> reporter: as if the pouring rain and wet roads we
surprised. >> it's something i don't think about happening. >> i think that it's very sad. it's such a shame. i really feel bad for him and his family. >> reporter: others say it's the chance you take sporting in the sierra. >> i skied right past it so you know that's what the best mountain was the best terrain. but are there risks? >> accidents happen, you never know when something is going to go wrong, when someone is going to go missing. >> reporter: the danger isn't over the sierra avalanche center says there's a big chance skiers and snow borders would trigger more avalanches in the coming days. claire doan. >>> a member of the alpines meadow professional ski patrol is missing after been caught in an avalanche. it was triggered by another member of the ski patrol. the blast turned out to be greater than expected and a patroller was buried in the falling snow. he was recovered a short time later and air lifted to the hospital. the area tonight has been closed off to the public. >>> authorities have released the name of the dui suspect accused of killing a grandmother in a hit-and-run cr
through 2:00 a.m. pacific time. they have been tracking santa claus for the past 57 years. >>> we don't need to track santa to find holiday cheer. there are plenty of helpers at lefty o'doul's in san francisco. ktvu's ann rubin is live there and when we talked at 5:00 p.m. they were still short on toys. how are things now? >> reporter: they are still about 10,000 toys short of where they want to be. but for the last minute shoppers this is a last minute toy drive. organizers say there is plenty of time to fill these barrels. the trouble, there has been fewer donations than usual. they received half the amount they had last year. they are still hoping to collect 15,000 toys but they will need more help. lefty o'doul's served as a collection point for the firefighters for the last 12 years. organizers want to make sure no child is forgotten. people can walk up, drive up or call and they will pick the toys up for free. >> i always believe in giving back. this is the time. we decided to give back. >> we decided to get a few things to help fill the barrels for the young kids. >> reporter:
classrooms inner ruins, windows are missing and roof tiles are shattered. >> i just don't know what we're going to do with the kids when it's time to come back. this is a dangerous situation. >> reporter: dangerous situations unfolding from texas to the great lakes. in this storm system is not -- and this storm system is not finished yet. >>> and we're looking for some fog late tonight and eltomorrow morning. a lot of folks out and about, so you'll have the details what you can expect where the fog will be. >>> and we're looking at more showers down the road. see you back here in ten minutes. w >>> a young woman charged with hitting and killing a grandmother at san francisco's twin peaks lookout made her first court appearance today. david stevenson was in court today and has new information about what's being done from keeping the college student from getting behind the wheel now. >> reporter: we learned more today about the young with him accused in the death as the judge placed some special conditions on her bail supporters of 23-year-old gina eunice covered their faces as they en
this place. i love this place. but we are raging to keep on. i don't know how long it'll be but we are making arrangements for 2010, 2015 all kinds of things. so we'll see. i'm going to stick around and enjoy it for as long as i can. >> when we come back on a second look, the brave people who work to stop sierra avalanches. >>> a bit later a young woman talks about surviving five days buried in the snow. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> every year people from around the bay area go to the sierra to play in the snow. and do pay little attention to a hazard that goes on there, avalanches. there are people who work to control the risk and they do it by actually creating avalanches
? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. >>> we have breaking news to tell you about right now. this is a live picture from news chopper 2 as a boat is outlooking for two swimmers who are reported missing near the golden gate bridge. the word we have right now is that a caller called authorities to say that two swimmers were spotted near the north tower of the golden gate bridge. right now the coast guard is launching a search and rescue operation to try to locate the swimmers. right now we don't have any word that the swimmers have been spotted by rescuers but they are actively looking for those people in the water right now: you can see one boat right there is under way. trying to locate people and as you can tell by these pictures they have their search lights on. it is dark or getting dark and that's going to make the search even more problematic. i just checked with mark tamayo and he checked the water buoy at the area. the water temperature is 53 degrees so
not result in a deal. >> well, traffic don't in downtown san francisco could grind to a halt. that's because today is the last scheduled critical mass event for the year. for those new to the area, on the last friday of every month, dozens of cyclists ride alightning the waterfront and down market street and drivers are always advised to expect delays. >> peeking of, we haven't really seen any this morning. let's go to tara and see if that changed. >> no, the same story. maybe a lot of folks headed up to the tahoe area. maybe they already left as a matter of fact because the skiing is going to be pretty good up there. right now i want to show you my maps so you can see exactly what i'm talking about up here. the roadways are completely clear and in livermore the same story. overall a very nice commute this morning. 237, those taillights there on the far right hand side of your screen westbound and this is one-on-one toward san francisco. on the left toward downtown where we haven't seen any delays either this morning. 7:07, here's steve. >> thank you very much. beautiful sunrise over the big
on the right- hand side of your screen and at the bay bridge plaza, traffic is moving well and i don't know if those metering lights will be going on today but most likely is happens after six 505, here is mark. >>> in fact rain showers had to be updated and there is some rain to the north of petaluma and moving towards parts of the east bay and the north bay. just outside of crocket it is now centered over the venetia area and in san francisco out towards oakland and out towards market street and out towards the marinas. increasing rainfall rates in the alameda region will be told in the next few minutes. you will notice this might be a little enhanced near the radar but there are still some downpours, and your santa cruz mountains checking in at 44. yesterday we had the rain move through and we have the cold air today and it is unstable air and as a result we have an increase in clouds and downpours and the possibility of hail. that will be an increase with readings in the 40s. scattered showers still each into the afternoon hours we will hold onto the chance of lingering showers. tempera
of that but that would be great. then i don't have to worry about its condition in my car or whatever. i would love to be able to do that, have the picture of my insurance and be able to show that instead. >> reporter: another new law involving control phones makes it legal to send and receive texts with hands free device that are powered by voice operated software. here is another new law, if you are driving a car with a clean air vehicle sticker you will be allowed to use toll lanes like the ones on 680 and 237. >> set up for people to buy them, that's good. >> reporter: here is an interesting law. self driving cars will be allowed on public roads as long as a licensed driver is in the driver's seat. that law was written by a google co founder who touted the car saying it would help transportation issues. there is also support for them saying eventually they could help people with disabilities and people who are to drunk to drive. later, we will tell you about several more driving law that go into effect on january 1st. reporting live from san jose. ktvu. >> we are less than a week from the fis
scores and punishes districts that don't achieve the goals. state educators say the goal is realistic. . >>> adoptions between american families and russian children could soon end. now that russia's president is expected to sign a bill into law by the end of the week. ktvu's mike mibach is live in the newsroom with the effect it's having on one young woman. >> reporter: that's right. it's like a political chess match with thousands of children in the middle. since 1992, more than 60,000 russian children have been adopted by u.s. families and here in the bay area the story hits home for one of those 60,000. a determined set of eyes. >> i just love clothes. >> reporter: a patient hand. >> i said it would be really cool if i could design them. >> reporter: 18-year-old julia rally has a dream and her life sketch he's a designer. >> they have a wonderful two- year program for fashion. >> reporter: in 2001, julia was an orphan in russia. >> she was so small, i could carry her through the airport myself on my hip. >> people in the orphanage who get kicked out at 15 and 16ened you're bas
, if you completely don't have any friction to land that is a real problem. >> thunderstorms and tornadoes are a problem. freezing rain sleet and snow is expected but a blizzard warning is also expected in kentucky. you can receive weather alerts by signing up for mobile www.ktvu.com. >>> two people were arrested after their christmas eve service was affected by gunfire. it happened on mcarthur boulevard. a 17-year-old and 40-year-old woman were shot. a bullet even landed in a baby stroller. the two people were rushed to the hospital but we do not know the extent of their injuries. >>> it happened just after 2:00 this afternoon. the woman was pronounced dead and the 25-year-old man was treated for mine morias and the cause of the crash is under investigation. >>> channel 2 news reporter alex savage is here to explain how volunteers are making the holidays brighter for families. >> reporter: at least 600 people are expected to come here and donate their time this christmas day and you can take a look behind us. you can see the first round of volunteers and they are getting right to those tu
related to bronchitis. >> they don't put you in icu because things are going well, we are hoping the medicines and the treatments can help him turn things around. >> mr. bush has a high fever and is now on a liquids only diet. his wife barbara and sons former president george w. bush and jeb bush have all been visitors to the hospital. >>> two law students were charged with crimes today for killing and decapitating an exotic bird in vegas, the two 24-year-old students are dustin and eric, police say on october 13th, the two attacked and killed a foul at the flamingo resorts wildlife attraction, today he was charged with felony animal killing, torture and cruelty, the other faces a misdemeanor charge, both are due back in court in february. >>> more severe weather on the east coast is bringing snow, freezing rain and strong winds and causing problems at airports across the country, heavy snow has been falling in new york, pennsylvania and new england states, airlines have cancelled flights because of the storm, leaving thousands of travelers stranded across the country, at last ch
secure embassies in areas where you essentially don't have governments that have a lot of capacity to protect those embassies. >> reporter: on 9/11 this year, terrorists ambushed and killed the u.s. ambassador to libya. >>> at least 40 pilgrims were on the bus headed to iran to perform religious rites. a sunni group claimed responsibility for the attack. >>> in delhi people gathered to protest the death of a 23-year- old victim. her body was returned to india from singapore. six men have been charged with murder. police say the men could face the death penalty if convicted. >>> and in columbia a desperate search is under way for at least 25 people who are believed to be buried under a mud slide. the slide came crashing down yesterday on the road killing five people. at least six cars are thought to be buried under tons of mud and rocks. hundreds of firefighters, paramedics and army troops have been sent to help the operation. >>> a surfer had a story to tell tonight. this is what denny shiters board looked look after he said he heard something hit him. he says he was burned. fell
is a look at traffic, good morning tara. >>> we don't know what traffic will be like if a lot of folks have the day off or if they are continuing christmas vacation but so far it looks pretty busy and you can see traffic is flowing well as you make your way towards foster city, and that's about it, 5:01 we will head back to the desk. >>> there has been a police shooting in walnut creek. it happened near an elementary school as well as 580. >> we are here in walnut creek, still a very active investigation. >> reporter: you can see there are police cruisers, a lot of police vehicles and the accident incident happened near that staggered brick wall you can see there. it happened at 3:00 and police began allowing residents to come and go back into the area here. at this point we have relatively few areas and they have confirmed it was an officer involved shooting. it happened a 3:15 this morning. no word on the nature of the injuries of who was injured. when we arrived on the scene at 4:15 when we arrived it left very slowly without it and this may have been a fatal incident. they have set up
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